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75 Properties with Flood Damage, Jonesboro Seeks More

The city of Jonesboro is asking residents who have sustained damage from this week’s flooding event to contact them immediately. City officials Thursday estimated 75 properties that sustained flood damage and are expecting the number to increase. Reports of damage will be used to help the city receive state and federal assistance to help those affected. Please read the press release below for more details on how to contact the city for assistance: The city current estimates that 75 properties...
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Will this summer be hotter than average?

How much rain can we expect?

A key step to answering questions about the weather is to consult the historic record. But what if there were no record? That's the predicament that Rwanda faces. The civil war and genocide that devastated that country in 1994 also destroyed Rwanda's system for tracking weather. The result was that for a roughly 15-year stretch, Rwanda has almost no record of what its weather was like.

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Flowers generate weak electric fields, and a new study shows that bumblebees can actually sense those electric fields using the tiny hairs on their fuzzy little bodies.

"The bumblebees can feel that hair bend and use that feeling to tell the difference between flowers," says Gregory Sutton, a Royal Society University Research Fellow at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom.

The lush Whitehall Gardens are just a five-minute walk from Britain's Parliament and 10 Downing Street, where the prime minister lives and works. Behind the gardens, with their grand fountains and flowers, sprawls an ornate stone building, overlooking the River Thames.

This is prime London real estate.

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Johnny Cash Heritage Festival coming October 2017

Arkansas State University has announced a new celebration of the life and music of international music icon Johnny Cash. In October 2017, the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival takes place in Dyess, Arkansas, which is Johnny Cash’s Boyhood Home. The announcement was made over the weekend. The Heritage Festival will take place over three days, and will combine an academic conference with concerts that will take place in the town square, and in the cotton fields that surround the home. Dr. Ruth...
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